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  • Choosing the Right Certificate

    Information by Certificate Area

    Prepared by Pearson for submission under contract with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

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    2017 National Board for Professional Teaching Standards | All rights reserved.

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    Contents

    This document is a reference guide for candidates seeking National Board

    Certification to use when deciding which of the 25 certificate areas, listed

    below, to apply for.

    Art

    Early and Middle Childhood ................................................................................ 1 Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood ....................................................... 2

    Career and Technical Education

    Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood ....................................................... 3

    English as a New Language

    Early and Middle Childhood ................................................................................ 5 Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood ....................................................... 6

    English Language Arts

    Early Adolescence ............................................................................................... 7 Adolescence and Young Adulthood ..................................................................... 8

    Exceptional Needs Specialist

    Early Childhood through Young Adulthood .......................................................... 9

    Generalist

    Early Childhood ................................................................................................ 11 Middle Childhood ............................................................................................. 12

    Health Education

    Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood ..................................................... 13

    Library Media

    Early Childhood through Young Adulthood ........................................................ 14

    Literacy: ReadingLanguage Arts

    Early and Middle Childhood .............................................................................. 15

    Mathematics

    Early Adolescence ............................................................................................. 16 Adolescence and Young Adulthood ................................................................... 17

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    Contents (continued)

    Music

    Early and Middle Childhood .............................................................................. 18 Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood ..................................................... 19

    Physical Education

    Early and Middle Childhood .............................................................................. 20 Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood ..................................................... 21

    School Counseling

    Early Childhood through Young Adulthood ........................................................ 22

    Science

    Early Adolescence ............................................................................................. 23 Adolescence and Young Adulthood ................................................................... 24

    Social StudiesHistory

    Early Adolescence ............................................................................................. 25 Adolescence and Young Adulthood ................................................................... 26

    World Languages

    Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood ..................................................... 27

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    2017 National Board for Professional Teaching Standards | All rights reserved.

    Early and Middle Childhood/Art Choosing the Right Certificate

    Early and Middle Childhood/Art

    The Early and Middle Childhood/Art certificate is appropriate for teachers who know the making

    and content of the visual arts and who teach visual arts to students ages 312. To successfully

    achieve certification in this area, you will be assessed on whether your content knowledge and

    teaching practice meet the Early Childhood and Middle Childhood/Art Standards.

    Your certification assessment will include

    one computer-based assessment of content knowledge administered at a testing center. You must complete 3 constructed response exercises and 45 selected response

    items.

    three portfolio assessments in which you demonstrate your accomplished teaching practice. You must have access to a class of at least 6 students, in which 51% of the

    students are ages 312. In addition, all evidence of your work with students must be

    gathered during the 12 months prior to the opening of the ePortfolio Submission Window.

    For information about the full certification process, eligibility requirements, and application

    instructions, read the Guide to National Board Certification. Find detailed information

    about the above assessment components for each certificate area at www.nbpts.org/national-

    board-certification/candidate-center. If you have further questions,

    you may need to discuss your teaching situation with professional colleagues, your school

    faculty, a National Board Certified Teacher, your faculty support group, or a local-level

    administrator who is directing a National Board program.

    http://www.nbpts.org/national-board-certification/candidate-centerhttp://www.nbpts.org/national-board-certification/candidate-center

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    2017 National Board for Professional Teaching Standards | All rights reserved.

    Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood/Art Choosing the Right Certificate

    Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood/Art

    The Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood/Art certificate is appropriate for teachers

    who teach visual arts to students ages 1118+ and who know the making and content of the

    visual arts. To successfully achieve certification in this area, you will be assessed on whether

    your content knowledge and teaching practice meet the Early Adolescence through Young

    Adulthood/Art Standards.

    Your certification assessment will include

    one computer-based assessment of content knowledge administered at a testing center. You must complete 3 constructed response exercises and 45 selected

    response items.

    three portfolio assessments in which you demonstrate your accomplished teaching practice. You must have access to a class of at least 6 students, in which 51% of the

    students are ages 1118+. In addition, all evidence of your work with students must

    be gathered during the 12 months prior to the opening of the ePortfolio Submission

    Window.

    For information about the full certification process, eligibility requirements, and application

    instructions, read the Guide to National Board Certification. Find detailed information

    about the above assessment components for each certificate area at

    www.nbpts.org/national-board-certification/candidate-center. If you have further questions,

    you may need to discuss your teaching situation with professional colleagues, your school

    faculty, a National Board Certified Teacher, your faculty support group, or a local-level

    administrator who is directing a National Board program.

    http://www.nbpts.org/national-board-certification/candidate-center

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    2017 National Board for Professional Teaching Standards | All rights reserved.

    Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood/Career and Technical Education Choosing the Right Certificate

    Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood/Career and

    Technical Education

    The Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood/Career and Technical Education certificate is

    appropriate for teachers who teach career and technical information subjects and who know

    industry-specific subject matter. To successfully achieve certification in this area, you will be

    assessed on whether your content knowledge and teaching practice meet the Career and

    Technical Education Standards.

    Your certification assessment will include

    one computer-based assessment of content knowledge administered at a testing center. You must complete 3 constructed response exercises and 45 selected response

    items.

    three portfolio assessments in which you demonstrate your accomplished teaching practice. You must have access to a class of at least 6 students, in which 51% of the

    students are ages 1118+. All evidence of your work with students must be gathered

    during the 12 months prior to the opening of the ePortfolio Submission Window.

    The Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood/Career and Technical Education certificate area

    includes the following paths:

    Business, Marketing, and Financial Services. Teachers in this path focus on education for, and about, business. The academic and occupational content of this career

    cluster addresses business, management, and administration; finance; and marketing,

    sales, and services.

    Community Services. Teachers in this path instruct students in government services, law and public safety, health services, and human services. Government services

    comprise the planning and implementation of public administration activities on a local,

    state, and national level, while law and public safety addresses law enforcement,

    correctional services, and fire science. Health services